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Towards an Automated Management of Well-Being Goals in Nursing Homes

  • Carlos MüllerEmail author
  • Pablo Fernández
  • Antonio Ruiz-Cortés
  • Fabio Casati
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Part of the Communications in Computer and Information Science book series (CCIS, volume 1185)

Abstract

Nursing home culture change movement advocates for care that is less hospital-like, and more patient-centered. Despite being a step towards the good direction in providing a proper service for elderly people, considering their well-being is not easy due to a number of factors as: specific treatments with a high price; the number of involved stakeholders (e.g. patient, doctors, relatives, nursing home clerks, funding organisations, etc); or the difficulties to gather an accurate measure for the patients well-being. In current position paper we devise some potential challenges that arise in this context and we provide our insights on potential techniques to solve them by means of a framework to automate the management of well-being goals in nursing homes.

Keywords

Well-being Nursing-homes IoT Analysis 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Carlos Müller
    • 1
    Email author
  • Pablo Fernández
    • 1
  • Antonio Ruiz-Cortés
    • 1
  • Fabio Casati
    • 2
    • 3
    • 4
  1. 1.E.T.S. Ingeniería InformáticaUniversidad of SevilleSevilleSpain
  2. 2.Department of Information Engineering and Computer ScienceUniversity of TrentoTrentoItaly
  3. 3.Tomsk Polytechnic UniversityTomskRussia
  4. 4.ServicenowSanta ClaraUSA

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